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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5018: ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR VETERAN JOSEPH W FIFER
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ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR VETERAN JOSEPH W FIFER

Private Joseph Wilson Fifer of the 33rd Illinois refused to be discharged after being seevrly wounded at the Battle of jackson, Mississippi; postwar general John Black tried to deny him a pension, but Fifer won his pension, became a GAR icon & a notable Illinois Governor. 8 x 10" photo of Governor Fifer & 15 colonels of the Illinois Militia, circa 1880s, latter w dress uniforms and all have eagle rank on shoulder knots, swords & eagle beltplates. All idd. No photographer. Very Good. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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FORT LARAMIE- GRATTAN MASSACRE 6TH US INFANTRY CASUALTY NOTICE 1854

The Lakota Sioux killed US Army Lieutenant John L Grattan, after Grattan sought a fight over a Mormon cow near Fort Laramie Wyoming, Aug 19, 1854. An original US Army Promotions List, General Order 21, War Dept, Washington, Dec 1, 1854, announces Army promotions and deaths. Under the latter, "Brevet 2d Lieut John L Grattan, 6th Infantry, in an engagement with the Sioux Indians near Fort Laramie,Nebraska Territory, August 19, 1854". 4pp,

General & Special Orders were issued to communicate commands and information to the Army. Each order, issued in writing by a command, was then printed for distribution to each unit, either at an army department headquarter or by commanders at local headquarters, sometimes in the field on portable printing presses. The orders were then issued to regiments, often to be read aloud to the troops.
General Orders were printed as issued with date & location; at the end of a year the regimental adjutant might retain them loose or simply string bind them by punching holes and stringing on " red cloth string tape (the source of the old expression "government red tape"). Sometimes an officer or HQ clerk might take a group of orders to a local print shop or bookbinder and have an accumulation bound with leather or cloth covers
Our Price: $ 125.00 Out Of Stock

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16334

AMERICAN MILITARY CADETS PHOTOS VINTAGE 1890S

A nice group of 4 cabinet photographs 1) Young man w handsome field & staff officer sword, eagle belt plate, holding his kepi. Photo by Hardy, Boston. 2) Standing cadet w chest full of shooting medals, w "CHS" belt plate & kepi also lettered. Also by Hardy, reverse w ink id "E.L. Hurd 1891". 3 ) Full view of cadet w eagle pommel sword, long frock coat w eagle beltplate, photo by Smith, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 4 ) full view cadet w zouave pants, gaiters, eagle betlplate, holds a pair of musican's cymbals. Photo by Alden, Boston. Each photo 6 x 4". All vg. The 4 images.
Our Price: $ 85.00

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GENERAL IRA EAKER EARLY US AVIATION PHOTOS

General Ira C Eaker rose from a pre-war fighter pilot to Commander of the Eighth US Air Force, Army Air Corp, during World War 2. A very rare original pair of photos of Eaker piloting an Army Loening Amphibious biplane, ferrying the Secretary of War from Washington, DC, to THE Panama Canal Zone, March 11, 1928. Each photo shows the 2 seaplanes in flight over Washington, w ptd label on back identifying the pilots & passengers; both have a stamp of the Wide World Wire Service Photo Company. Each photo 8 x 11", w creases, small edge cuts, vg overall. The pair
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16377

CIVIL WAR TINWARE COFFEE POT

The classic Civil War era tinware coffee pot, w reinforced tinware handle, hinged lid w wihite glass finial, soldered seams. This pot has a few small repairs on botton, overall Very Good. Approx 8" tall. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 125.00

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16039

LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY RIFLES SHOOTING RIBBON

a nice 7" green silk shooting competition ribbon "First Prize Crescent Rifles Louisville June 28, 1882". Avg wear.
Our Price: $ 85.00

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JAPANESE WORLD WAR TWO ARTILLERY SHELL CASE

A complete original necked brass case for the Japanese 3 Inch field Howitzer. The 7" tall necked case, has a brass base with Japanese ordnance markings. Inert primer. A Nice relic of the Pacific Theater of Operations, WW2.
Our Price: $ 95.00 Out Of Stock

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16652

AMERICAN EAGLE EMBOSSED CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC WALLET

A very handsome Civil War era or earlier man's wallet beautifllully embossed outside and in whit a early style federal eage, w arrows & olive branch in talons, & banner mkd "E Pluribus Unum". 7 x 4" brown leather wrap-around men's wallet, w inner compartments. Avg wear, leather supple, the wraparound strap is worn at seam, overall the wallet is Very Good. The nicest eagle illus patriotic wallet I've seen in years. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00 On Hold & Show

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BRITISH ARTILLERY SHELL CASE BATTLE OF BRITAIN ERA WORLD WAR II

A very nice & scarce early War British shell casing- approx 17" tall necked brass casing, for 3" shell. Base is dated 1940 w British ordnance marks, broad arrows, "LOT ICI" etc; the primer is fired, inert Minor Rim dents, Overall VG & uncleaned patina. I believe this is a tank or antiaircraft round casing.
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ADAM BADEAU & JOHN A RAWLINS CIVIL WAR

An original Civil War General Order, issued by the War Dept, at Washington, April 8, 1864, announces officers selected by Lieutenant General Grant, for his personal staff, includes Rawlins, Ely Parker, Porter, Badeau, Babcock etc. 8 x 5 ptd, 1p. Very Good. Issued at the start of the 1864 Wilderness campaign. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
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ARCTIC EXPLORER ADOLPHUS W GREELY PERSONAL CALLING CARD

General AW Greely was a Civil War veteran officer who commanded the Greely Arctic Exploration Expedition in the 1880s and became Chief of the US Weather Service, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, and founder of the National Geographic Society. General Greely's personal calling card, 3 x 1.5", ptd inscription "Major General A.W. Greely United States Army (Retired) 1914 G Street". Small crease in one corner, overall VG.
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KENTUCKY CIVIL WAR GENERAL DON CARLOS BUELL ORDER

A very scarce Louisville, Kentucky Civil War imprint- Farewlll Address of General DC Buell, to his troops, issued as a General Order . Louisville, Oct 30, 1862, relinquishing command of the Army of the Ohio to General Rosecrans, praising his command for driving the enemy from Kentucky's borders, & prays for rapid restoration of the Union. 1p 8 x 5" ptd, w large logo "HQ Army of the Ohio" Louisville". General Buell is credited with saving Grant's army at Shiloh. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 135.00

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BLACK HAWK WAR 1832 NEWSPAPER ROCK RIVER ILLINOIS

An original issue of the Washington National Intelligencer newspaper, Washington, DC, Dec 8, 1832, w 4pp of news incl Full Report of the Secretary of War, Lewis Cass, on the US Army Operations in the Black hawk war, Fort Crawford Massacre, Rock River depredations, and subjection & of Black Hawk's band of Sac & Fox removal by General Scott's Forces & the Illinois Militia. also removal of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek Indians, treaties for their colonizing the Indian Territory West of Arkansas, also ads for Negros wanted for Purchase by various slave trading companies. Vg.
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15833

CIVIL WAR SHENANDOAH VALLEY NEWS W MAP CUSTER & SHERIDAN

A handsome original map issue of the Civil War New York Herald, March 15, 1865, w large Map of "The Military Situation"- Scene of present operations of the Union Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan & Schofield, and the Rebel Generals Lee, Johnston, Early, & Bragg", w front page headline news of Sheridan s Cavalry incl General George Armstrong's Custer s report, also Sherman's Army at Laurel Hill, North Carolina, Capture of Kinston, North Carolina, Destruction of Rebbel Ram CSS Neuse, etc. 8pp Very Good. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
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CIVIL WAR MAP ISSUE- CHARLESTON BLOCKADE

Civil War newspaper. The NY Times, June 6, 1862 w Civil War news & 11 x 5" frontpage map showing "The Approaches of Charleston", Stono Inlet to Bull Island, w the CS forts, and US ships on patrol. Very Good. 8pp complete issue. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
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CIVIL WAR ARMY GENERAL JOE HOOKER COMMAND GENERAL ORDER

An original Civil War War Dept Order, Jan 25, 1863, announces the President has relieved General Burnside of Command of the Army of the Potomac (following Burnsides disastrous Battle of Fredericksburg defeat and subsequent "Mud March" Warrenton Virginia Campaign of January, and assigns General Joseph Hooker to command of the Army of the Potomac. An historic original 1863 order with ink notation and punch holes indicating it was issued to a command or a regiment in the field and bound with red cloth tape. 1p, 8 x 5" ptd. 2 punch holes in left margin, and margin stain not affecting text. Ink notation by the receiving regimental adjutant. I got this 3 yeqars ago with the papers of a 2nd Mssachusetts officer. Age spots, Overall VG.
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CAPTAIN AS HOOE MEXICAN WAR HERO IOWA DRAGOONS

Captain Alexander S Hooe was a distinguished US Frontier officer and member of the Gunston Hall Fairfax Virginia Plantation Mason Family. Captain Hooe commanded US Army units at Fort Crawford , Fort Snelling & raised the Iowa Dragoon Volunteer Cavalry at Fort Atkinson, Iowa in 1846, losing an arm at the Battle of Resaca, Mexico, 1846, dying soon after. An original US Army Invoice for Camp & Garrison supplies worn out in service at Detroit Barracks, Michigan Territory, 1844. 1p 8 x 11" ink , sgd by Hooe as Captain Company C, 5th Infantry at Detroit. Edge wear, age spots, Overall Vg. A scarce signature.
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 8617: ANNA DICKINSON CIVIL WARFEMINIST CDV PHOTO
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ANNA DICKINSON CIVIL WARFEMINIST CDV PHOTO

Anna E Dickinson, abolitionist & feminist orator, traveled among the Army camps & hospitals, inspiring the soldiers w her patriotic outpourings; she was fired from her post at the US Mint for accusing McClellan of treason. Civil War bust view CDV photo of Anna, w Philadelphia backmark. In this image, her hair has been artistically enhanced. Egde wear, Overall Exc.
Thank you for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques- www.mikebrackin.com
I have been collecting and selling original American Civil War & US Military memorabilia for 35 years. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described. I am a longtime member of the Company of Military Historians, the New England Antique Arms Association, the Ephemera Society of America & the Civil War Veterans Historical Assn I ship only USPS priority mail with insurance.
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KIA BATTLE OF OKINAWA GENERAL SB BUCKNER JR CARD

General Simon B Buckner Jr, son of the Confederate general, rose to Lieutenant General of the US Army during World War II, and was killed during the Battle of Okinawa. Personal calling card approx 3 x 1.5", ptd "Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr Ninth U.S. Infantry", dates to the era of the First World War. VG.
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 10035: PURSUIT OF JEFFERSON DAVIS CIVIL WAR GENERAL ORDER 1865
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10035

PURSUIT OF JEFFERSON DAVIS CIVIL WAR GENERAL ORDER 1865

An original Civil War General Order issued by the War Dept, April 26, 1865, Washington, DC, announces US military lines have been extended to include Virginia, NC, Ga, Florida, N Alabama & Tennessee and that trade is reopened with Southern states, the excepted items including gray cloth. This order was issued to aid in the capture of Jefferson Davis, enroute from Charlotte, North Carolina to South Carolina & Georgia. An original historic order issued the day Johnston's Army surrendered to Sherman at Durham, NC. as 1p 8 x 5" ptd, w 2 punch holes in left margin, VG overall.
General & Special Orders were issued to communicate commands and information to the Army. Each order, issued in writing by a command, was then printed for distribution to each unit, either at an army department headquarter or by commanders at local headquarters, sometimes in the field on portable printing presses. The orders were then issued to regiments, often to be read aloud to the troops.
General Orders were printed as issued with date & location; at the end of a year the regimental adjutant might retain them loose or simply string bind them by punching holes and stringing on " red cloth string tape (the source of the old expression "government red tape"). Sometimes an officer or HQ clerk might take a group of orders to a local print shop or bookbinder and have an accumulation bound with leather or cloth covers.
Usually, American Military Orders of the 19th century including Civil War era were printed on an 8 x 5" sheet of quality rag paper.
Our Price: $ 125.00

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